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  John C. D'Alton (b. 1883) — of Toledo, Lucas County, Ohio. Born in Toledo, Lucas County, Ohio, December 6, 1883. Democrat. Lawyer; Lucas County Prosecuting Attorney, 1915-18. Member, Elks; Delta Theta Phi. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Austin D'Alton and Agnes W. (Doherty) D'Alton; married, May 8, 1908, to Elizabeth L. Greenfield.
  Joseph M. Dana (1822-1881) — of Athens, Athens County, Ohio. Born in Athens, Athens County, Ohio, March 22, 1822. Republican. Lawyer; served in the Union Army during the Civil War; mayor of Athens, Ohio, 1864-67, 1868-69; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Ohio, 1868. Died in Athens, Athens County, Ohio, July 10, 1881 (age 59 years, 110 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Joseph Dane (1768-1849).
  Joseph Dane (1768-1849) — of Athens, Athens County, Ohio. Born in Ipswich, Essex County, Mass., 1768. Lawyer; university professor; member of Massachusetts state house of representatives, 1800; Athens County Prosecuting Attorney, 1817-20; mayor of Athens, Ohio, 1828-32. Died November 18, 1849 (age about 81 years). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Father of Joseph M. Dana (1822-1881).
Edward Chellis Daoust Edward Chellis Daoust (b. 1887) — of Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio. Born in Defiance, Defiance County, Ohio, October 19, 1887. Lawyer; U.S. Commissioner, Northern District of Ohio, 1912-15. Member, American Bar Association; Phi Delta Phi. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Charles J. Daoust and Mary (Hooker) Daoust; married, April 24, 1912, to Clara Bunts.
  Image source: Bench and Bar of Northern Ohio (1921)
  Clarence Seward Darrow (1857-1938) — also known as Clarence S. Darrow — of Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Born in Kinsman, Trumbull County, Ohio, April 18, 1857. Democrat. Lawyer; candidate for U.S. Representative from Illinois, 1896; member of Illinois state house of representatives 17th District, 1903-05; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Illinois, 1904, 1924. Member, American Civil Liberties Union. Defense attorney for, among many others, Patrick Eugene Prendergast, who murdered Chicago mayor Carter H. Harrison. In 1911, he was charged with bribing jurors in a California case; tried and acquitted; a second trial resulted in a hung jury. Famously cross-examined William Jennings Bryan during the 1925 "Scopes Monkey Trial.". Died in Chicago, Cook County, Ill., March 13, 1938 (age 80 years, 329 days). Cremated; ashes scattered; statue at Rhea County Courthouse Grounds, Dayton, Tenn.
  Relatives: Son of Amirus Darrow and Emily (Eddy) Darrow.
  Cross-reference: William B. Lloyd
  See also Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier
  Books by Clarence Darrow: Why I Am an Agnostic and Other Essays — The Story of My Life
  Books about Clarence Darrow: Arthur Weinberg, ed., Attorney for the Damned: Clarence Darrow in the Courtroom — Mike Papantonio, Clarence Darrow, the journeyman — Irving Stone, Clarence Darrow for the Defense — Richard J. Jensen, Clarence Darrow : The Creation of an American Myth — Geoffrey Cowan, The People v. Clarence Darrow : The Bribery Trial of America's Greatest Lawyer
  Harry Micajah Daugherty (1860-1941) — also known as Harry M. Daugherty — of Washington Court House, Fayette County, Ohio; Columbus, Franklin County, Ohio. Born in Washington Court House, Fayette County, Ohio, January 26, 1860. Republican. Lawyer; Fayette County Prosecuting Attorney; member of Ohio state house of representatives, 1890-94; delegate to Republican National Convention from Ohio, 1904, 1908, 1912, 1924; U.S. Attorney General, 1921-24. Methodist. Scotch-Irish ancestry. Subject of a Senate investigation of his conduct as Attorney General; resigned under fire; indicted on charges of conspiracy to defraud the U.S. government, but acquitted in 1927. Died in Columbus, Franklin County, Ohio, October 12, 1941 (age 81 years, 259 days). Interment at Washington Cemetery, Washington Court House, Ohio.
  Relatives: Son of John H. Daugherty and Jane A. (Draper) Daugherty; married, September 3, 1884, to Lucie Walker.
  See also Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier
  Books by Harry M. Daugherty: Inside Story of the Harding Tragedy (1932)
William L. David William L. David (b. 1872) — of Hancock County, Ohio; Lakewood, Cuyahoga County, Ohio. Born in Titusville, Crawford County, Pa., February 29, 1872. Lawyer; Hancock County Prosecuting Attorney, 1903-09. Member, Freemasons. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of William Luther David and Eliza Susan (Gibson) David; married to Mabelle Lucile Peden.
  Image source: Bench and Bar of Northern Ohio (1921)
  George E. Davidson (b. 1874) — of East Liverpool, Columbiana County, Ohio. Born in East Liverpool, Columbiana County, Ohio, June 12, 1874. Republican. Lawyer; member of Ohio state house of representatives, 1909-12. Member, Freemasons; Elks; Odd Fellows; Sons of Veterans. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of A. Mitchell Davidson and Jane (Till) Davidson; married, May 23, 1900, to Marian Hill.
  George Russell Davis (b. 1861) — of Tucson, Pima County, Ariz. Born in Huntsville, Logan County, Ohio, December 13, 1861. Lawyer; justice of Arizona territorial supreme court, 1897. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of James Davis and Mary Davis; married, December 21, 1886, to Emma J. Davis (died 1889); married, October 16, 1890, to Katharine H. Scovil.
  Jacob Erastus Davis (1905-2003) — also known as Jacob E. Davis — of Waverly, Pike County, Ohio; Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Ohio. Born in Beaver, Pike County, Ohio, October 31, 1905. Democrat. Lawyer; Pike County Prosecuting Attorney, 1931-34; member of Ohio state house of representatives, 1935-37; resigned 1937; common pleas court judge in Ohio, 1937-40; U.S. Representative from Ohio 6th District, 1941-43; vice-president, Kroger Company (supermarkets), 1945-60; president and CEO, 1961-70. Protestant. Member, Phi Beta Kappa; Delta Theta Phi; Freemasons; Acacia. Died in Naples, Collier County, Fla., February 28, 2003 (age 97 years, 120 days). Entombed in mausoleum at Spring Grove Cemetery, Cincinnati, Ohio.
  Relatives: Son of George Omer Davis and Katheryne Rose (Leist) Davis; married, September 18, 1929, to Minnie Eleanor Middleton.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  William Raymond Davis (b. 1877) — also known as W. R. Davis — of Chardon, Geauga County, Ohio. Born in Edinburg, Portage County, Ohio, June 6, 1877. Republican. School teacher; superintendent of schools; lawyer; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Ohio, 1912; member of Ohio state house of representatives, 1913-14. Congregationalist. Member, Freemasons; Odd Fellows; Knights of Pythias; Alpha Tau Omega. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Dexter D. Davis and Frances Ellen (Turner) Davis; married, July 17, 1907, to Jennie E. Turner.
  William Zephaniah Davis (b. 1839) — also known as William Z. Davis — of Marion, Marion County, Ohio. Born in Loydsville, Belmont County, Ohio, June 10, 1839. Served in the Union Army during the Civil War; lawyer; justice of Ohio state supreme court, 1900-01; appointed 1900. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Dr. Bushrod Washington Davis and Harriet (Hatcher) Davis; married, December 3, 1868, to Harriet M. Search.
  Charles Gates Dawes (1865-1951) — also known as Charles G. Dawes; "Charging Charlie" — of Lincoln, Lancaster County, Neb.; Evanston, Cook County, Ill. Born in Marietta, Washington County, Ohio, August 27, 1865. Republican. Engineer; lawyer; banker; U.S. Comptroller of the Currency, 1898-1901; colonel in the U.S. Army during World War I; Vice President of the United States, 1925-29; candidate for Republican nomination for President, 1928; U.S. Ambassador to Great Britain, 1929-31; delegate to Republican National Convention from Illinois, 1932, 1936. Awarded Nobel Peace Prize in 1925. Died in Evanston, Cook County, Ill., April 23, 1951 (age 85 years, 239 days). Interment at Rosehill Cemetery, Chicago, Ill.
  Relatives: Son of Rufus R. Dawes and Mary Beman (Gates) Dawes (1842-1921); brother of Rufus Cutler Dawes and Beman Gates Dawes (1870-1953); married, January 24, 1889, to Cora D. Blymyer; great-grandson of Ephraim Cutler; second great-grandson of Manasseh Cutler; second cousin four times removed of Amaziah Brainard; second cousin five times removed of Henry Champion and Epaphroditus Champion; third cousin thrice removed of Leveret Brainard; fourth cousin once removed of Tewksbury Loring Swett.
  Political families: Upson-Dawes family of Connecticut; Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  Cross-reference: Addison L. Green
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — U.S. State Dept career summary — NNDB dossier — Internet Movie Database profile — Find-A-Grave memorial — Comptrollers of the Currency
  James William Dawes (1845-1918) — also known as James W. Dawes — of Crete, Saline County, Neb. Born in McConnelsville, Morgan County, Ohio, January 8, 1845. Republican. Lawyer; delegate to Nebraska state constitutional convention, 1875; Nebraska Republican state chair, 1876-82; member of Nebraska state senate, 1877; delegate to Republican National Convention from Nebraska, 1880; Governor of Nebraska, 1883-87. Died in Milwaukee, Milwaukee County, Wis., October 8, 1918 (age 73 years, 273 days). Interment at Forest Home Cemetery, Milwaukee, Wis.
  Relatives: Son of Dr. Edward M. Dawes (1807-1865) and Caroline (Dana) Dawes (1813-1897).
  Dawes County, Neb. is named for him.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Arthur Hiram Day (1890-1967) — also known as Arthur H. Day — of Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio; Lakewood, Cuyahoga County, Ohio. Born in Pandora, Putnam County, Ohio, February 1, 1890. Republican. Lawyer; candidate for Ohio state house of representatives, 1916; served in the U.S. Army during World War I; member of Ohio state senate, 1921-22, 1925-26; municipal judge in Ohio, 1932; common pleas court judge in Ohio, 1933-34; justice of Ohio state supreme court, 1935-36; candidate in primary for U.S. Senator from Ohio, 1938. Presbyterian. Member, American Bar Association; Sons of the American Revolution; Veterans of Foreign Wars; American Legion; Disabled American Veterans; Sigma Alpha Epsilon; Delta Theta Phi; Freemasons; Scottish Rite Masons; Grotto; Knights of Pythias; Elks; Moose. Died in 1967 (age about 77 years). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Dr. Hiram Marshall Day and Jessie Amelia (Ayres) Day; married, January 28, 1919, to Clara Loring; married, March 21, 1925, to Gertrude Medlin Bixby.
  Stephen Albion Day (1882-1950) — also known as Stephen A. Day — of Evanston, Cook County, Ill. Born in Canton, Stark County, Ohio, July 13, 1882. Republican. Private secretary to U.S. Chief Justice Melville W. Fuller, 1905-07; lawyer; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Illinois, 1932; U.S. Representative from Illinois at-large, 1941-45; defeated, 1922, 1938, 1944. Died in Evanston, Cook County, Ill., January 5, 1950 (age 67 years, 176 days). Interment at Memorial Park Cemetery, Skokie, Ill.
  Relatives: Son of William Rufus Day and Mary Elizabeth (Schaefer) Day; brother of William Louis Day; married to Mary Thayer and Shirley Spoerer; grandson of Luther T. Day (1813-1885).
  Political family: Day family of Canton, Ohio.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  William Louis Day (1876-1936) — also known as William L. Day — of Canton, Stark County, Ohio; Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio. Born in Canton, Stark County, Ohio, August 13, 1876. Republican. Lawyer; U.S. Attorney for the Northern District of Ohio, 1908-11; U.S. District Judge for the Northern District of Ohio, 1911-14; delegate to Republican National Convention from Ohio, 1920. Lutheran. Died, from a heart attack aggravated by hot weather, in Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio, July 15, 1936 (age 59 years, 337 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of William Rufus Day and Mary Elizabeth (Schaefer) Day; brother of Stephen Albion Day; married, September 10, 1902, to Elizabeth E. McKay; grandson of Luther T. Day; great-grandson of Rufus Paine Spalding (1798-1886).
  Political family: Day family of Canton, Ohio.
  William Rufus Day (1849-1923) — of Canton, Stark County, Ohio; Washington, D.C. Born in Ravenna, Portage County, Ohio, April 17, 1849. Lawyer; common pleas court judge in Ohio, 1886-90; U.S. Secretary of State, 1898; Judge of U.S. Court of Appeals, 1899-1903; Associate Justice of U.S. Supreme Court, 1903-22. Lutheran. Died in Mackinac Island, Mackinac County, Mich., July 9, 1923 (age 74 years, 83 days). Interment at West Lawn Cemetery, Canton, Ohio.
  Relatives: Son of Luther T. Day and Emily (Spalding) Day; married 1875 to Mary Elizabeth Schaefer (died 1912); father of William Louis Day (1876-1936) and Stephen Albion Day.
  Political family: Day family of Canton, Ohio.
  See also Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier
  Rezin A. DeBolt (1828-1891) — of Trenton, Grundy County, Mo. Born near Basil, Fairfield County, Ohio, January 20, 1828. Democrat. Lawyer; Grundy County School Commissioner, 1859-61; served in the Union Army during the Civil War; circuit judge in Missouri 11th Circuit, 1864-74; U.S. Representative from Missouri 10th District, 1875-77; defeated, 1876. Died in Trenton, Grundy County, Mo., October 29, 1891 (age 63 years, 282 days). Interment at Odd Fellows Cemetery, Trenton, Mo.
  Relatives: Son of George DeBolt (1781-1868) and Mary (Rider) DeBolt (1784-1850); married, June 19, 1849, to Maria M. McCleary (1830-1869); married, October 12, 1869, to Laurestine U. Dinsmore (1843-1933).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Perl Ditmer Decker (1875-1934) — also known as Perl D. Decker — of Joplin, Jasper County, Mo. Born near Coolville, Athens County, Ohio, April 19, 1875. Democrat. Lawyer; U.S. Representative from Missouri 15th District, 1913-19; defeated, 1918; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Missouri, 1932. Died in Kansas City, Jackson County, Mo., August 22, 1934 (age 59 years, 125 days). Interment at Mt. Hope Cemetery, Webb City, Mo.
  Relatives: Married to Bertha Greer (1877-1955).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Herman Dehnke (1887-1979) — of Harrisville, Alcona County, Mich. Born in Henry County, Ohio, November 26, 1887. Republican. Lawyer; Alcona County Prosecuting Attorney, 1915-27; circuit judge in Michigan 23rd Circuit, 1928-59; delegate to Republican National Convention from Michigan, 1936; candidate for justice of Michigan state supreme court, 1945; delegate to Michigan state constitutional convention from Alpena District, 1961-62. Presbyterian. Member, American Bar Association; Odd Fellows; Freemasons; Grange. Died in Midland, Midland County, Mich., April 10, 1979 (age 91 years, 135 days). Interment at Harrisville Cemetery, Harrisville, Mich.
  Relatives: Son of Hermann Dehnke and Katherine (Sattler) Dehnke; married, September 1, 1913, to Maude Frances Dodge.
  Edward J. Dempsey (1858-c.1929) — of Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Ohio. Born in Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Ohio, September 26, 1858. Democrat. Lawyer; mayor of Cincinnati, Ohio, 1906-07. Died about 1929 (age about 71 years). Interment at Spring Grove Cemetery, Cincinnati, Ohio.
  Ulysses Grant Denman (b. 1866) — also known as Ulysses G. Denman — of Toledo, Lucas County, Ohio. Born in Willshire, Van Wert County, Ohio, November 24, 1866. Republican. Lawyer; member of Ohio state house of representatives, 1902-04; Ohio state attorney general, 1908-11; U.S. Attorney for the Northern District of Ohio, 1911-15. Methodist. Member, American Bar Association. Burial location unknown.
  Presumably named for: Ulysses S. Grant
  Relatives: Son of John Denman and Eliza Jane (Dailey) Denman; married, December 26, 1890, to Frances May Neptune.
  David Short Dennison (1918-2001) — of Warren, Trumbull County, Ohio. Born in Poland, Mahoning County, Ohio, July 29, 1918. Republican. Lawyer; U.S. Representative from Ohio 11th District, 1957-59; defeated, 1958, 1960. Episcopalian. Member, Elks; Grange. Died in Warren, Trumbull County, Ohio, September 21, 2001 (age 83 years, 54 days). Burial location unknown.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Lee Burget Des Voignes (1858-1938) — also known as L. Burget Des Voignes — of Marcellus, Cass County, Mich.; Cassopolis, Cass County, Mich. Born in Mt. Eaton, Wayne County, Ohio, October 14, 1858. Republican. Lawyer; Cass County Circuit Court Commissioner, 1889-90; Cass County Prosecuting Attorney, 1891-92; Cass County Probate Judge, 1896; circuit judge in Michigan 36th Circuit, 1906-23; member of Michigan Republican State Central Committee, 1927. Died in 1938 (age about 79 years). Interment at Prospect Hill Cemetery, Cassopolis, Mich.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Joseph T. Deters (born c.1957) — also known as Joe Deters — of Loveland, Hamilton County, Ohio. Born about 1957. Republican. Lawyer; Hamilton County Clerk of Courts, 1989-92; Hamilton County Prosecuting Attorney, 1992-99, 2005-; Ohio treasurer of state, 1999-; delegate to Republican National Convention from Ohio, 2004, 2008 (alternate). Still living as of 2009.
  See also Wikipedia article
  William Franklin Devin (1898-1982) — also known as William F. Devin — of Seattle, King County, Wash. Born in Toledo, Lucas County, Ohio, March 28, 1898. Republican. Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; lawyer; municipal judge in Washington, 1939-42; mayor of Seattle, Wash., 1942-52; defeated, 1941, 1952. Presbyterian. Member, American Legion; Phi Delta Phi; Royal Arcanum. Died in Seattle, King County, Wash., February 2, 1982 (age 83 years, 311 days). Cremated.
  Relatives: Son of Oliver Peyton Devin and Mina Marie (Kern) Devin; married, September 3, 1924, to Helen Hogue.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Richard Michael DeWine (b. 1947) — also known as Mike DeWine — of Yellow Springs, Greene County, Ohio; Cedarville Township, Greene County, Ohio. Born in Springfield Community Hospital, Springfield, Clark County, Ohio, January 5, 1947. Republican. Lawyer; Greene County Prosecuting Attorney, 1977-81; member of Ohio state senate, 1981-82; U.S. Representative from Ohio 7th District, 1983-91; Lieutenant Governor of Ohio, 1991-94; U.S. Senator from Ohio, 1995-2007; defeated, 1992; delegate to Republican National Convention from Ohio, 2008 (delegation chair); Ohio state attorney general, 2011-19; Governor of Ohio, 2019-. Catholic. Still living as of 2020.
  Relatives: Married to Frances Struewing (1968?-).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — votes in Congress from the Washington Post — Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Internet Movie Database profile
Charles Dick Charles William Frederick Dick (1858-1945) — also known as Charles W. F. Dick — of Akron, Summit County, Ohio. Born in Akron, Summit County, Ohio, November 3, 1858. Republican. Lawyer; Summit County Auditor, 1886-98; chair of Summit County Republican Party, 1887-91; delegate to Republican National Convention from Ohio, 1892, 1896, 1900, 1904; Ohio Republican state chair, 1892-94, 1899-1907; Secretary of Republican National Committee, 1897-1900; served in the U.S. Army during the Spanish-American War; U.S. Representative from Ohio 19th District, 1898-1904; resigned 1904; U.S. Senator from Ohio, 1904-11; defeated in primary, 1926, 1928. Member, Freemasons; Scottish Rite Masons; Odd Fellows; Knights of Pythias. Died in Akron, Summit County, Ohio, March 13, 1945 (age 86 years, 130 days). Interment at Glendale Cemetery, Akron, Ohio.
  Relatives: Son of Gottlieb Dick and Magdalena Dick; married, June 30, 1881, to Carrie R. Peterson.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Image source: Representative Men of Ohio, 1900-03
  William Worth Dickerson (1851-1923) — also known as William W. Dickerson; W. W. Dickerson — of Williamstown, Grant County, Ky.; Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Ohio. Born in Sherman, Grant County, Ky., November 29, 1851. Democrat. Lawyer; Grant County Prosecuting Attorney, 1872-76; member of Kentucky state house of representatives, 1885-87; member of Kentucky state senate, 1887-90; U.S. Representative from Kentucky 6th District, 1890-93. Died January 31, 1923 (age 71 years, 63 days). Cremated; ashes interred at City Cemetery, Williamstown, Ky.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Rodolphus Dickinson (1797-1849) — of Ohio. Born in Hatfield, Hampshire County, Mass., December 28, 1797. Democrat. Lawyer; U.S. Representative from Ohio 6th District, 1847-49; died in office 1849. Died in Washington, D.C., March 20, 1849 (age 51 years, 82 days). Original interment in unknown location; reinterment at Oakwood Cemetery, Fremont, Ohio; cenotaph at Congressional Cemetery, Washington, D.C.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Clarence Cleveland Dill (1884-1978) — also known as C. C. Dill; "Father of the Grand Coulee Dam"; "Father of the Radio Act" — of Spokane, Spokane County, Wash. Born near Fredericktown, Knox County, Ohio, September 21, 1884. Democrat. School teacher; newspaper reporter; lawyer; U.S. Representative from Washington 5th District, 1915-19; defeated, 1918; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Washington, 1920, 1924, 1928; U.S. Senator from Washington, 1923-35. Methodist or Unitarian. Member, American Bar Association; Elks; Moose; Freemasons; Odd Fellows; Redmen; Woodmen; Phi Kappa Psi. Instrumental in developing Grand Coulee Dam. Died in Spokane, Spokane County, Wash., January 14, 1978 (age 93 years, 115 days). Interment at Fairmount Memorial Park, Spokane, Wash.
  Relatives: Son of Theodore Marshall Dill and Amanda (Kunkel) Dill; married 1939 to Mabel Dickson.
  Cross-reference: Frank Bell — John M. Coffee
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — NNDB dossier
  Michael A. Dively (b. 1938) — of Traverse City, Grand Traverse County, Mich. Born in Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio, December 12, 1938. Republican. Lawyer; member of Michigan state house of representatives 104th District, 1969-74; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Michigan, 1972. United Church of Christ. Member, Kiwanis; Freemasons; Shriners; American Bar Association; Elks. Still living as of 1974.
  William Cornelius Dixon (b. 1904) — also known as William C. Dixon — of Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio. Born in Dexter, Jefferson County, N.Y., July 1, 1904. Democrat. Lawyer; candidate for U.S. Representative from Ohio 22nd District, 1934; justice of Ohio state supreme court, 1939. Member, American Judicature Society; Federal Bar Association; Delta Sigma Rho; Pi Kappa Alpha; Freemasons. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Frank Dixon and Celia (Potter) Dixon; married, November 20, 1934, to Arvilla Pratt.
  Fletcher Morris Doan (b. 1846) — of Florence, Pinal County, Ariz. Born in Circleville, Pickaway County, Ohio, July 21, 1846. Lawyer; Pinal County District Attorney, 1894-96; justice of Arizona territorial supreme court, 1897-1903. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of John Doan and Maria Doan; married, December 25, 1873, to Anna Murray.
  Ozro John Dodds (1840-1882) — of Ohio. Born in Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Ohio, March 22, 1840. Democrat. Colonel in the Union Army during the Civil War; lawyer; member of Ohio state house of representatives, 1870-71; U.S. Representative from Ohio 1st District, 1872-73. Died in Columbus, Franklin County, Ohio, April 18, 1882 (age 42 years, 27 days). Interment at Spring Grove Cemetery, Cincinnati, Ohio.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Franklin Luke Dodge (1853-1929) — also known as Frank L. Dodge — of Lansing, Ingham County, Mich. Born in Oberlin, Lorain County, Ohio, October 22, 1853. Democrat. Lawyer; member of Michigan state house of representatives from Ingham County 1st District, 1883-86; candidate for Michigan state senate, 1890, 1900; candidate for U.S. Representative from Michigan 6th District, 1908, 1914, 1920, 1926; alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Michigan, 1928. Congregationalist. Member, American Bar Association; Freemasons; Odd Fellows; Knights of Pythias. Died in Lansing, Ingham County, Mich., December 24, 1929 (age 76 years, 63 days). Interment at Mt. Hope Cemetery, Lansing, Mich.
  Relatives: Son of Hervey Dodge (1806-1884) and Angeline (Stevens) Dodge (1812-1890); married, November 21, 1888, to Abigail 'Abby' Turner (1864-1947; daughter of James Madison Turner; sister of James Munroe Turner; aunt of James Turner (1878-1947)).
  Political family: Hay-Morton-Turner-Wadsworth family of Taunton, Massachusetts (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Maurice H. Donahue (1864-1928) — of New Lexington, Perry County, Ohio. Born in Monroe, Richland County, Ohio, May 10, 1864. Democrat. Lawyer; Perry County Prosecutor, 1887-1903; circuit judge in Ohio 5th Circuit, 1901-10; justice of Ohio state supreme court, 1911-19; Judge of U.S. Court of Appeals for the 6th Circuit, 1919-28; died in office 1928. Catholic. Member, Elks; Knights of Columbus. Died in Columbus, Franklin County, Ohio, September 10, 1928 (age 64 years, 123 days). Interment at New Lexington Cemetery, New Lexington, Ohio.
  Relatives: Son of Maurice Donahue and Louise (O'Neil) Donahue.
  See also federal judicial profile — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Judith Dennehy Doran (c.1943-2003) — also known as Judith D. Doran — of Oakland County, Mich. Born in Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio, about 1943. Lawyer; candidate for circuit judge in Michigan 6th Circuit, 1978. Female. Member, National Organization for Women. Died, of cancer, on February 24, 2003 (age about 60 years). Burial location unknown.
  Charles Phillips Dorr (1852-1914) — also known as Charles P. Dorr — of Webster Springs, Webster County, W.Va.; Addison, Webster County, W.Va. Born in Miltonsburg, Monroe County, Ohio, August 12, 1852. Republican. Lawyer; member of West Virginia state house of delegates from Webster County, 1885-86, 1889-90; U.S. Representative from West Virginia 3rd District, 1897-99. Died in Clover Lick, Pocahontas County, W.Va., October 8, 1914 (age 62 years, 57 days). Interment at Clover Lick Cemetery, Clover Lick, W.Va.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Albert Douglas (1852-1935) — of Chillicothe, Ross County, Ohio. Born in Chillicothe, Ross County, Ohio, April 25, 1852. Republican. Lawyer; Ross County Prosecuting Attorney, 1877-81; Presidential Elector for Ohio, 1896; U.S. Representative from Ohio 11th District, 1907-11; defeated, 1910, 1912. Died in Washington, D.C., March 14, 1935 (age 82 years, 323 days). Interment at Grandview Cemetery, Chillicothe, Ohio.
  Relatives: Married, April 4, 1880, to Lucia C. Taylor.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Charles Daniel Drake (1811-1892) — also known as Charles D. Drake — of St. Louis, Mo. Born in Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Ohio, April 11, 1811. Republican. Lawyer; member of Missouri state house of representatives, 1859-60; delegate to Missouri state constitutional convention 29th District, 1865; U.S. Senator from Missouri, 1867-70; Judge of U.S. Court of Claims, 1870. Presbyterian. Died in Washington, D.C., April 1, 1892 (age 80 years, 356 days). Cremated; ashes interred at Bellefontaine Cemetery, St. Louis, Mo.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Irving Bedell Dudley (1861-1911) — also known as Irving B. Dudley — of San Diego, San Diego County, Calif. Born in Jefferson, Ashtabula County, Ohio, November 30, 1861. Republican. Lawyer; member of California Republican State Executive Committee, 1896; U.S. Minister to Peru, 1897-1907; U.S. Ambassador to Brazil, 1907-11. Died in Baltimore, Md., November 27, 1911 (age 49 years, 362 days). Burial location unknown.
  See also U.S. State Dept career summary
  Warren Joseph Duffey (1886-1936) — also known as Warren J. Duffey — of Toledo, Lucas County, Ohio. Born in Toledo, Lucas County, Ohio, January 24, 1886. Democrat. Lawyer; member of Ohio state house of representatives, 1913-14; U.S. Representative from Ohio 9th District, 1933-36; died in office 1936. Catholic. Member, Elks; Knights of Columbus. Died July 7, 1936 (age 50 years, 165 days). Interment at Calvary Cemetery, Toledo, Ohio.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Elmer Scipio Dundy (1830-1896) — also known as Elmer S. Dundy — of Falls City, Richardson County, Neb. Born in Trumbull County, Ohio, March 5, 1830. Lawyer; member Nebraska territorial council, 1858-62; justice of Nebraska territorial supreme court, 1863-67; U.S. District Judge for Nebraska, 1868. Died October 28, 1896 (age 66 years, 237 days). Interment at Moravian Cemetery, New Dorp, Staten Island, N.Y.
  Dundy County, Neb. is named for him.
  Carl P. Dunifon (1896-1991) — of Van Wert, Van Wert County, Ohio; Silver City, Grant County, N.M. Born in Van Wert, Van Wert County, Ohio, February 25, 1896. Republican. Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; lawyer; Van Wert County District Attorney; delegate to Republican National Convention from New Mexico, 1932. Died in New Mexico, December 20, 1991 (age 95 years, 298 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Married 1966 to Erma Alice Whitmore.
  Dennis F. Dunlavy (1884-1960) — of Ashtabula, Ashtabula County, Ohio. Born in Jamestown, Mercer County, Pa., March 2, 1884. Democrat. Lawyer; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Ohio, 1924, 1928, 1940 (alternate); candidate in primary for Ohio state attorney general, 1924; mayor of Ashtabula, Ohio, 1951-53. Died in Ashtabula, Ashtabula County, Ohio, May 28, 1960 (age 76 years, 87 days). Interment at Parklawn Cemetery, Jamestown, Pa.
Frank K. Dunn Frank Kershner Dunn (b. 1854) — also known as Frank K. Dunn — of Charleston, Coles County, Ill. Born in Mt. Gilead, Morrow County, Ohio, November 13, 1854. Republican. Lawyer; circuit judge in Illinois 5th Circuit, 1897-1903; justice of Illinois state supreme court, 1907-33. Member, Phi Beta Kappa. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Andrew Kershner Dunn (1820?-?) and Emily (Armentrout) Dunn; married 1882 to Alice Trimble.
  Image source: Illinois Blue Book 1919
  Sylvester W. Durflinger — of London, Madison County, Ohio. Republican. Lawyer; member of Ohio state senate 11th District, 1884. Burial location unknown.
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